PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins right winger Patric Hornqvist has been diagnosed with a concussion.
Coach Mike Sullivan announced the news Saturday afternoon, saying Hornqvist would not be playing in Saturday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Coach Sullivan: ”Hornqvist is out with a concussion.”
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Hornqvist left Friday’s game against the Boston Bruins early after he was injured.
The 31-year-old has 15 points in 21 games this season.
Sullivan also said Casey DeSmith would be in the net for Saturday night’s game and Derek Grant would be a game-time decision.
Additionally, the team has recalled forward Garrett Wilson from their AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barres/Scranton.
The Penguins will face off against the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.